£8258 raised for PIPS Newry from Annual Skydive Challenge

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PIPS Newry and Mourne have celebrated the volunteers who took part in their annual skydive challenge on the 14th September 2014.

Some of the skydive volunteers presenting a cheque for £8258 to PIPS Amy Henshaw and displaying their PIPS Newry & Mourne certificates for their great achievement. They are (from left to right): Teresa Carroll, Chris Cranney, Rachel Flynn, Chris McEvoy, Gabriel Farrell, Aveen McEvoy, Rebecca McNulty and Justine McNulty

Just as previous years, the skydive was very successful for every volunteer who was brave enough to make the 13,000ft parachute jump. For months, the PIPS Newry & Mourne skydiving group, consisting of 16 volunteers, all individually and collectively raised money in aid of the charity through various fundraising events such as flag days, quiz nights, BBQ nights, and from the many friends, family and the local community who took the time to sponsor every skydive volunteer. The group did incredibly well and showed fantastic enthusiasm in their fundraising efforts and PIPS Newry & Mourne are incredibly proud of their achievements in this. Of all the 16 volunteers who include: Justine McNulty, Rebecca Mcnulty, Teresa Carroll, Chris Cranney, Rachel Flynn, Aveen McEvoy, Olivia McEvoy, Chris McEvoy, Gabriel Farrell, Maurisa O’Hagan, Jamie Loughran, Lee McNally, Cathal Farrelly, Lynne Marks, Shireen Ryan and Karen Hanna a fantastic amount of £8258 was raised altogether for PIPS Newry and Mourne. PIPS would like to say a special thanks to absolutely everybody involved in the organisation, fundraising and sponsorships for the skydivers, as well as a thank you to Marie O’Hagan for her help in co-ordinating the day, to Moonjumper for their great service and all their fantastic volunteers, who did brilliantly.

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  1. Skydiving is the best way to raise money.

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